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Recruiting Organization: StoveTeam International

The Job Overview

StoveTeam International is seeking an experienced controller/bookkeeper willing to apply their professional skill in a volunteer role. The ideal candidate is a retired Controller, CFO, or BookKeeper. The commitment we seek is up to 5 hours per week. In this position, you will be a trusted advisor to the Executive Director and will participate as a volunteer member at one quarterly Finance Committee meeting annually, and/or report on the financials, as requested, at the organization’s quarterly meeting of the full Board of Trustees. We ask for a minimum commitment of 6 months, and hope to establish an on-going, mutually beneficial relationship that can provide fulfillment for both parties for longer.

We are a small non-profit that has experienced exponential growth in funding, programs, and financial complexity over the past few years. Your professional expertise in financial management systems and analysis will help us integrate this growth and deliver more impact for our clients in Latin America.


Your responsibilities will include working with staff to enter monthly receipts, tracking StoveTeam’s revenue and expenses, entering monthly receipts and expenses into QuickBooks Online, producing monthly financial reports, advising on best practices, helping to streamline StoveTeam’s financial tracking systems, assisting in preparation of the annual budget, assisting in preparation of documentation and working with the organization on preparation of annual taxes, and monthly oversight and review of books with Executive Director/Finance Committee to ensure our records are being accurately maintained and updated.

Job Qualifications and Skill Sets

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or a related field
  • Strong working knowledge of accounting principles, financial statements, and accounting systems
  • Proficient in Google Drive and able to perform work in Google Docs/Google Sheets
  • Strong working knowledge of QuickBooks Online
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and able to prioritize
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Self-starter

About StoveTeam

Around the world, four billion people still cook using dangerous, smoky open fires, which lead to over four million deaths each year. StoveTeam International is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the mission to facilitate the placement of low-smoke, fuel-efficient, and safe cookstoves in collaboration with local communities to support families and protect the environment. To date, our approach of empowering local people to build and distribute cookstoves in their own regions has enabled us to change the lives of over half a million people. Our dream for the future is the complete eradication of open cooking fires throughout the world: Communities and families thrive because they have been given back their health and their time. In our vision, cooking ceases to be a major contributor to climate change and deforestation, and there is universal global knowledge that daily cooking over open fires is hazardous to health and the environment. For more information, please visit

Compensation and Location

This is a voluntary position preferably based in Portland, Oregon.

To apply:

Please forward your resume and cover letter describing your experience and any other relevant experience, as well as why you're interested in working for StoveTeam, to Shelby Kardas, Executive Director,, or join us on our Vee Volunteer portal.

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